Oslo Airport, Gardermoen

Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (IATA: OSL) is the main airport serving Oslo, the capital of Norway, and the country's main international gateway. It is officially called just "Oslo Airport", but in practice "Gardermoen", the name of the unincorporated area within Akershus the airport is in, is often added to the name. This is to prevent confusion with two other airports serving Oslo (Moss Rygge Airport and Sandefjord Torp Airport) and the former airport in Fornebu, which bore the "Oslo Airport" designation until 1998.

Flights

A large number of aircraft are arriving and departing from the airport. Many airlines operate flights to and from international destinations. Most domestic flights within Norway are operated by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), Norwegian Air Shuttle and Widerøe.

The control tower at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen

Ground transportation

Train is fast and convenient, buses may work out cheaper and have more destinations. Taxis are sometimes terribly expensive. The Oslo Airport website provides (information on getting to and from the airport)

Flytoget (The Airport Express Train) at Gardermoen Station (Oslo Airport)

By train

Gardermoen Station (Oslo Airport) is located in the basement of the terminals at the airport.

By car

To the airport: It is easy to get to the Gardermoen from the E16 or the E6 motorway (a four-lane slip road right up to the Airport Terminal). Follow the signs to Gardermoen on the E6 until the exit for RV 174. Follow the signs to Terminal all the way to the Airport.

Car parking

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By bus

Buses that stop just outside the airport:

Bus company Routes (to and from)
Ruter (see travel planer) Local buses within the Romerike area
Flybussen Airport bus Oslo-Gardermoen-Oslo
Nor-Way Bussekspress Express buses to and from Oslo and many other destinations
Nettbuss Shuttle Buses to hotels and buses to many other destinations
Askeladden Reiser Sunnvolden - Ringerike - Jevnaker - Gardermoen - Sunnvolden
Lavprisekspressen Hamar - Lillehammer - Trondheim and return (once daily)

By taxi

At the airport taxi stops are located right outside the terminal building. Be aware that taxis in Norway can be extremely expensive.

Get around

In the vicinity of the airport, buses are the cheapest and best option.

Wait

Oslo Airport has three lounges:

Eat and drink

Domestic terminal

International terminal

Buy

Sleep

Save your money: Don't take a cab. Virtually all hotels here have pick up services, sometimes at a small fee. Just give them a call upon arrival.

There are two hotels at the airport

In nearby Gardermoen:

Hostel

Motel

Hotels

There are also hotels with shuttles in nearby Jessheim.

Connect

There is free wireless Internet access at Oslo Airport and at most hotels.

Cope

☎ Emergency numbers

If you are unsure which emergency number to call, 112 is the central for all rescue services and will put you in contact with the correct department.

For non-emergencies, the police is to be called on 02800 or Gardermoen Police Station at ☎ +47 64 81 95 00 (responsible for the border control at the airport).

Medical services

Medical Assistance: Phone ☎ 113 (Emergencies only) or contact

Nearby

The Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection

If you have more than a couple of hours between flights, Oslo is within reach via the Airport Express Train. A somewhat closer, and cheaper, option is Eidsvoll, a lakeside town where the Norwegian constitution came to light. Jessheim is the next village.

Routes through Oslo Airport, Gardermoen

Trondheim Lillehammer  N  S  Oslo Göteborg
Bergen Hønefoss  W  E  Kongsvinger Gävle


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